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JEDDAH – At least two persons, including a two-year-old Saudi infant and a Pakistani expatriate were killed and 14 others injured when terrorists opened fire at workers and passersby at a development project site in Al-Masourah district of Al-Awamiyah in Qatif governorate in the Eastern Province, reported Saudi Gazette.


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Security spokesperson Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki revealed that the incident took place on Wednesday in order to disrupt development projects in Al-Masourah.

In the terrorist attack, six Saudis and four expatriates – two Pakistanis, one Indian and Sudanese each sustained injuries, while one Saudi and the Indian are reportedly in critical condition.

According to Ministry of Interior, local people are making efforts jointly with the police to capture the attackers. The ministry also called on the culprits to surrender themselves to the authorities.